Homework for Lesson 1
Holland and the Dutch

 

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Hi!
Hope you liked your lesson! I certainly did....
 

 

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Please fill out the blanks (you can copy and paste the text in an email for your convenience)


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1.
The Netherlands is situated in __________, bordering the _____ Sea, between ____________ and ___________

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2.
Description  of the Dutch Flag:  It has (number)  _______equal ________________ bands of __________ (top), __________, and _________; similar to the flag of __________________, which uses a lighter blue and is longer.

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Have a look at this map above.
Open the Provinces of the Netherlands Page by clicking here:

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Please look up and  fill out the name of the correct province behind each number:
e.g.

1. Friesland 
Then go to the Geography page by clicking here:
and fill out the capital of each province behind the province name:

.... and so forth, until you've had all 12 provinces - check the correct spelling! See example below:

Province Capital
1. Friesland Leeuwarden
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4. On the map you see a long dike between de Waddenzee and the IJsselmeer. Which two provinces are connected by this dike?

_________________________ and ________________________

 

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5. Which city is the Capital of the Netherlands? _______________________

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6. In what units do we count our distance in The Netherlands. How does that compare to a US mile?


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7. What kind of climate does Holland have? 

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8. What kind of natural resources does Holland have?

 

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9. What are the most severe natural hazards of the Netherlands?

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10. Which three rivers mouth in Holland?

 

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11. Why does Holland need so much dikes and dams?


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And for those of you that have done their homework and want to relax... how about a roundtrip by boat through the canals of the Capital of Holland? Enjoy your trip!

 



(click on anchor)

 

 

Good luck!
Karin


 

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